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Software Engineer, DevX



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

The Developer Experience (DevX) team empowers our customers' developers to build the global payments and financial operations of the future with unparalleled ease and efficiency. We achieve this by providing a comprehensive and delightful developer ecosystem that removes friction at every stage of the development lifecycle. We continuously improve through customer feedback, internal collaboration, and AI integrations.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with product, engineering, customer success, and technical support teams to refine and streamline the developer experience of our customers.

  • Architect our customer-facing APIs to withstand the growth of the next 10 years.

  • Build Server and Client SDKs (webhooks, simulation, dev environments, etc.).

  • Construct a world-class developer portal/docs with AI as a core feature.

  • Contribute to open source and foster a developer community.

  • Improve API releases and versioning story.

  • Incorporate the latest technologies and elevate our tech stack.

  • Build the best self-serve integration experience.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience.

  • A passion for building delightful developer-facing products.

  • Advanced knowledge of one or more programming languages, including but not limited to Typescript, Java, Kotlin, or Python.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Evidence of working on high-volume distributed systems.

  • Strong cloud experience with GCP (preferred) or AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, CloudFront, etc.) with Docker and Kubernetes.

Preferred attributes include:

  • Released and maintained well-known APIs or have API design experience.

  • Experience within the financial domain.

  • Led major migrations in software that involved breaking changes.

  • Worked in both early-stage startups (<20) and 1000+ sized companies.

  • Deep proven technical knowledge of either front-end and/or backend systems.

  • Worked in developer experience or other customer-facing engineering roles.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.